Posted on June 12, 2009. Filed under: affluenza | Tags: |

When I saw the book and the table of contents of this book, I thought someone had done me a favor and written my book for me on what I thought of the crazy materialistic society I find myself in. So, I was surprised when I read this to find that although it did say a lot of stuff I would say, it also said a lot of stuff I would not say. It is a fun read. The premise is clever and it reads fast, but I am afraid that most conservatives will not make it more than twenty pages into the book before they throw up and put it down. Being more of a moderate and a tolerant person at that, I waded through the global warming stuff and the blaming republicans stuff and got to the good stuff. I really suggest you all do the same, because the underpinnings are exactly about the things we need to talk about and think about and work on improving in our society. So, I think I need to tell the story here from my point of view. Considering the fact that I have been slow to post, slow to drum up any kind of readership, and slow to make a little cute icon for my blog and all, I think I will be slower about everything, and take a leisurely stroll through the subjects presented in this book over the course of the summer. With any luck, I’ll get my act together by fall. Stay tuned.


Make a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

2 Responses to “Affluenza”

RSS Feed for One Mother of a Think Tank Comments RSS Feed

Fall sounds good after all a Think Tank needs to think. I do drop in daily to see what is on the post. I have enjoyed your insight so far.

Joel Achenbach once wrote, “The problem with affluence is it is so expensive.” I laugh every time I think of it.

Where's The Comment Form?

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...

%d bloggers like this: